Groups and Guided Tours

July 07, 2022

 

IVY HILL CEMETERY WALKING TOUR(weather permitting)

This walking tour meets at Ivy Hill Cemetery, 451 N. Church Street in Smithfield and is a discussion of the signs, symbols and notable burials in this historic rural cemetery established in 1887.

Minimum 4 paid guests or $20. Available Monday - Friday only. 

$5 pp, children under 12 free, Cash/check only.

Reservations required with at least a 48-hour notice.

 

LIFE OF HAM VAN TOUR

Second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.  

This two-hour driving tour traces Smithfield’s proud history of the ham industry. The tour is scheduled on the second Saturday of each month (or any time/day with notice). Van seats up to 6.

Minimum 4 paid guests or $40. 

$10 pp, children under 12 free, Cash/check only.

Reservations required with at least a 48-hour notice.

Includes a complimentary ham roll at Darden's Country Store and admission to the Isle of Wight County Museum. 

Contact Kathy Mountjoy, Tour Coordinator, 757-408-1935 or kmountjoy@isleofwightus.net

VisitorCenter: 319 Main Street, 757-357-5182 orsmfdtour@isleofwightus.net

 

HISTORIC CHURCH STREET WALKING TOUR(weather permitting)

This walk features dozens of buildings of exceptional architectural importance.  Several of the homes are listed on the National Registry. This tour begins at the Isle of Wight County Museum parking lot, 103 Main Street in Smithfield.

Available Monday - Friday only

$5 pp, children under 12 free,

Minimum 4 paid guests or $20. Cash/check only.

Reservations required with at least a 48-hour notice.

 

ARMCHAIR TOUR OF HISTORIC CHURCH STREET

This tour takes the Church Street Walking Tour indoors and is available for seniors with mobility issues or in the case of bad weather. Tour takes place at the Isle of Wight Museum. Minimum 10 guests, Maximum 25.

Available Monday - Friday only.

$7 pp, (Museum ticket included), childrenunder 12 free, Cash/check only

Reservations required with at least a 48-hour notice.